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Facebook offers to pay users 54 cents in movement tracking case
Published in News

$37.5 million does not look so big now 

Meta has offered to pay $37.5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit, which claimed Facebook illegally harvested location data even when users denied consent.

Blackberry wants to settle eight year old lawsuit
Published in Mobiles

It could get messy

BlackBerry wants to settle a more than eight-year-old lawsuit claiming it defrauded shareholders by inflating the success and profitability of its long-discontinued BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

Google tells Texas judge to throw out anti-trust law suit
Published in Mobiles

No proof of doing someone wrong 

Alphabet's Google asked a federal judge to dismiss the majority of an antitrust lawsuit filed by Texas and other states that accused the search giant of abusing its dominance of the online advertising market.

Apple spied ex star CPU engineer
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:40

Apple spied ex star CPU engineer

Checked his cloud iMessages

A shocking development occurred as it seems that Apple has hacked Gerard Williams’ phone, and read his iMessages. Gerard Williams’ is an ex-star CPU designed that left Apple and now works as the CEO of Nuvia.  All this to prove that Gerard was daydreaming on his job at Apple and had an idea to launch Nuvia while still at Apple.

Qualcomm QTL made extra $500 million
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 26 July 2018 13:54

Qualcomm QTL made extra $500 million

Partial payment from a disputed licensee

Qualcomm Technologies Licensing (QTL) has announced that a licensee in dispute with the company decided to pay it $500 million, something that heavily reflected on the QTL financial results for fiscal Q3 2018. This number goes on top of a good fiscal Q3 2018 where the company beat previous estimates.  

Apple stops Qualcomm royalty payments
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 30 April 2017 11:29

Apple stops Qualcomm royalty payments

Analysis: Qualcomm issues profit warnings

Apple has  decided to stop  royalty patent payments to Qualcomm claiming that it wants to wait until a court decides what is the right amount.

Qualcomm files counterclaims to Apple lawsuit
Published in Mobiles

Fight fire with fire   

Qualcomm’s executives were untraditionally vocal after the Apple lawsuit. Now they've came up with counterclaims and answers to back up their case against Apple. 

Nvidia and Samsung settle IP Litigation
Published in Graphics

Details unknown

Nvidia was confident that it could pressure Samsung and Qualcomm into some kind of licensing dea and started a legal battle in September 2014. However not it appears that the battle is over and with a disappointing result.  

Rockstar dismisses Grand Theft Auto’s designer’s lawsuit
Published in Gaming

Claims it is “bizarre”

The bloke who claims to be behind the multimillion-selling Grand Theft Auto series is suing the publisher Rockstar for reneging on a 2009 royalties deal.

Nvidia loses patent case against Samsung
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 09:06

Nvidia loses patent case against Samsung

ITC rules in Samsung's favour

The US International Trade Commission has cleared Samsung and Qualcomm from the claim that they used Nvidia patents without permission.